The first four-edged high feed drill

include the announcement of the first four-edged high-feed drill, the WTX HFDS, which is the first and only four-edged high-feed drill on the market. Its impressive performance and tool life when used to cut steel and cast iron demonstrate that the fourth cutting edge is not just for show. Data from Ceratizit indicates that machining time with the WTX HFDS is reduced by up to 66% compared to the usual market standard for two-edged and three-edged high-speed drills and high-feed drills.

Cost-effective machining of Ni-based alloys

Those machining Ni-based alloys will be familiar with the ‘difficult to machine’ description due to the challenges these materials pose to machinists and tools. Taking the unpredictability out of working with these extremely hard and high tensile materials, Ceratizit has developed MonsterMill NCR. These solid carbide milling cutters feature Dragonskin coating and a special tool geometry precisely tailored to machining Ni-based alloys. These have a positive impact on tool wear to achieve above-average tool life and ensure a stable machining process.

Ex-stock availability for drilling holes up to 9xD

The Komet KUB Centron has been a tried-and-tested drilling tool for many years and is perfect for efficient and process-secure drilling in hole depths from 4xD to 9xD. This indexable insert drill with exchangeable head is now available ex-stock from Ceratizit. This modular drill is highly cost-effective, representing a major benefit to users. The drill also has high dimensional stability, straightness and maximum process security, even with a maximum hole depth of 9xD.

These and many other highlights feature in the latest Up2Date catalogue, which is available either by contacting your local Ceratizit UK & Ireland technical sales engineer or by calling the free service line on 0800 073 2073.